Budget e-News, June 18, 2014

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This Edition of Budget e-News:

Presentations and Documents Available for Viewing
The 2015 Budget Schedule has information regarding past and present budget events held by the City. Most recently, the City Manager presented the proposed 2015 Operating Budget, the proposed 2015 rates & fees and the 2015 – 2019 Capital Improvement Plan. The Chamber of Commerce also presented their 2015 budget.

City Spotlight: Stormwater
Do you know how the City prevents flooding and protects water quality during rain events? The City partnered with the Olathe Teen Council to produce City Spotlights on programs in the 2015 proposed budget, including Stormwater Management.  Find out more in this week’s Stormwater Spotlight.

Get Involved in Your City Budget
The budget staff is excited to unveil new citizen engagement efforts for the 2015 budget process. Under the Get Involved section of the budget planning website, you can learn about issues and submit questions or comments using the Budget Inquiry Box. Wonder how much money is allocated to Parks & Recreation in the proposed 2015 budget? What about the Fire Department? Use this new tool for all of your burning budget questions, and a member of our staff will be sure to get back to you within two business days.

Save the Date
There are a number of upcoming budget workshops and input sessions being held at City Hall.

  • Budget Workshop – 7 p.m., July 1
  • Budget Public Input Session – 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., July 7
  • Budget Workshop – 7 p.m., July 15
  • Public Hearing – 7 p.m., August 5


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